Favorites of fortune: technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution
A galaxy of distinguished international economists and historians pit economic history against the shaky assumptions of the classical economic theory of natural growth. Their explanations consider the factors of technology, entrepreneurialism, and paths to economic growth, but each reflects an ideological wave of explanation that has marked the last two hundred years.
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It appears that the average level of caloric intake and of protein consumption was
so low during the last quarter of the eighteenth century in both England and
France that large proportions of the population were bound to have been
lower half of the population consumed an average of just 23 pounds annually (
Feinstein 1988). So even when France approached adequate average levels of
meat consumption, perhaps as much as a quarter of the population were still ...
The argument rests on consumption data. If Lindert and Williamson are right and
living standards were improving markedly after 1819, we should be able to
observe an increase in consumption. Feinstein's aggregate consumption data do
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